Pure Ochre (by Yarn)

Weaving Beach Towel

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Brighten up your beach trip with Pure Ochre’s brand new Beach Towels! They come in a gorgeous range of colourful sublimated designs by Indigenous artist Holly Sanders. They also feature a super absorbent 100% cotton backing. These towels are perfect for all of your swimming adventures.

Product: Beach Towel
Materials: Polyester front and cotton back.
Washing: Warm machine wash with regular detergent. Do not use fabric softener. Only wash after a couple of uses. Rinse towels after being used poolside to remove the chlorine residue that can fade colours. 
Dimensions: 75cm x 150cm
Story: Weaving 
Artist: Holly Sanders 

This work represents weaving, which is one of the oldest art forms in the world.
Weaving expresses our cultural identity and traditions that date back many
thousands of years. Our ancient art of weaving has been used to create food tools, baskets, fishing nets and skin cloaks for warmth. Ceremonial and traditional objects are made from plant materials gathered from the bush or string made from animal and human hair. The various grasses and leaves are stripped into ideal widths, then softened by soaking them in water or by drawing them through hot ashes. Plants, bulbs and leaves required for different weaving methods are collected at specific times of year. Our dilly bags, containers, floor mats and rope are expertly made, showing the skill that has been passed on by women for over a thousand generations.

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We are proud to support First Nations artists, community organisations, non-for-profits, and small Indigenous-owned retail businesses. Our diverse audience and customers gives us the ability to reach all Australians and promote cultural awareness and appreciation. Together in the last 3 years we have directed $1.8 million to Indigenous employment and training, artist compensation and promotion, model contracts and direct community funding.

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters, and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.

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Rosemary L.
Australia Australia
Weaving Beach Towel Review

Too early to swim. Another gift to a bloke this time. You know this reminded me of walking on Town Beach at Nhulunbuy 40 years ago. There were thousands of little clear crabs running over the sand. Very beautiful pattern. Thanks for your creativity. Five stars!

Rosemary L.
Australia Australia
Women gathering food on country

Gave it to a friend, a white champion for First Nations issues, explaining the story. Too cold to swim yet, but so beautiful.

Rosemary L.
Australia Australia
Wildflowers towel

What a remarkably pretty, pretty towel. It is too cold to go swimming yet, so I have not used it yet. I gave this one to a friend, explained that the binding explained the First Nations pattern and story

Irene B.
Australia Australia
Irene's WeavingTea Towel

We recently purchased several pieces of aboriginal artwork including bowls and I'm using the tea towel as a large placemat under our fruit bowl which sits on a dark smokey blue/grey coffee table and the colours of the tea towel look sensational against it

Yarn Weaving Beach Towel Review
Katharine B.
Australia Australia

I bought two of these as a gift for a friend and they were most suitable.

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Original Artwork by:

Holly Sanders
Aboriginal Bundjalung woman

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